Who is Subrahmanyam Jaishankar? – Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is an Indian Diplomat who has also been the foreign secretary of India since January 2015. He has joined the Indian Foreign Services in the year 1977.
He has also served as the Indian Ambassador to the United States, Czech Republic, and China. He also played a critical role in negotiating the Indo-US Civilian Nuclear Agreement.
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar was born on 9 January 1955 to K. Subrahmanyam and Sulochana in New Delhi. He is the brother of the famous historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam and S Vijay Kumar who was the former Rural Development Secretary of India.
He got married to Kyoko and is blessed with three kids. Sanjay Subrahmanyam has served as the Indian Ambassador to various countries in his career. He is one of India’s best diplomats.
Subrahmanyam Jaishankar started his career in 1977 when he joined the Indian Foreign Services. He has also served as the second and the third secretary in the Indian mission to the Soviet Union. He has also worked as the Indian Ambassador to China from 2009-2013, Indian Ambassador to the United States from 2013-2015 and currently he is serving as the 30th Foreign Secretary of India appointed by the cabinet of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 29th January 2015.
Net Worth: Not Known
- Name: Subrahmanyam Jaishankar
- Nickname: S. Jaishankar
- Date of Birth: 9 January 1955
- Age: 62 Years
- Place of Birth: New Delhi
- Schools: Air Force Central School, New Delhi, India
- College: St. Stephen’s College, and Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi
- Father: K. Subrahmanyam
- Mother: Sulochana
- Brother: S Vijay Kumar, and Sanjay Subrahmanyam
- Sister: N/A
- Marital Status: Married
- Spouse: Kyoko
- Children: Two sons and a Daughter
- Religion: Hindu
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Height: Not Known
- Weight: Not Known
- Eye Colour: Black
- Profession: Diplomat
- Languages Known: Hindi and English